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Grandparents Ache As The COVID Exile Grinds On Older Entrepreneurs As Successful As Younger Counterparts Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips Reopening In COVID Era: How To Adapt To New Normal Nursing Homes Residents Feeling Trapped During Pandemic Wisdom Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms Hopeful Things During This Unreal, Upside Down, Crazy Time
 
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Grandparents Ache As The COVID Exile Grinds On

Back home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Richard and Denise Victor would get to see their four grandchildren almost every day. One set of kids lives around the block; the others are half an hour away, all close enough for frequent visits and sleepovers.

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Older Entrepreneurs As Successful As Younger Counterparts

From Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg, the stories of prosperous, young innovators drive the American economic narrative.

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Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips

efore going to the grocery store, plan menus for one to two weeks focusing on the foods you already have in your refrigerator and pantry.

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Reopening In COVID Era: How To Adapt To New Normal

Should I go to the beach? What about the hair salon? A sit-down restaurant meal? Visit Mom on Mother’s Day?

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Nursing Homes Residents Feeling Trapped During Pandemic

The terrible irony for the elderly in nursing facilities is that family and friends who came to visit their loved ones, staff caregivers who went room to room to care for the residents, and other residents at the facility, are likely sources of the virus spreading.

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Wisdom & Old Age Allow The Mind To Soar During COVID-19

With more time on my hands as I stay at home out of harm’s way, I’ve been reminiscing about conversations from long ago.

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Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms

Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several “atypical” symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians.

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Hopeful Things During This Unreal, Upside Down, Crazy Time

It’s like the world’s been given a giant time-out. New sayings are popping up that would’ve confused only a short while ago.

AARP’s campaign suggest ways to prepare for disasters

30 September 2011

AARP’s Create The Good’s Operation Emergency Prepare toolkit helps individuals and groups get organized before an emergency or natural disaster takes place. The free guide is available at createthegood.org and lays out how to gather resources and prepare. Here are samples of do-ahead tasks: •Secure vital documents. Keep copies in a waterproof container (or a […]

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Helping deaf people to enjoy music again

30 September 2011

Researchers from the University of Southampton are investigating how to help deaf people, who have received a cochlear implant, to get more enjoyment from music. Music professor David Nicholls and Dr Rachel van Besouw from the University’s Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) have secured a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council […]

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Diabetic retinopathy screening critica

30 September 2011

By Dr. Jean E Keamy Diabetes can cause many problems in the eyes. It is a leading cause of vision problems in the United States and can cause fluctuation in vision if blood sugars are not controlled. Diabetes can lead to the early development of cataracts. Often diabetes can cause asymptomatic retinopathy. It also can […]

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Tips for caregivers and seniors on safety issues in the home

30 September 2011

By Angela Rocheleau One of the biggest challenges of aging at home independently is the threat of slips and falls in the home. There are measures that seniors or their family members can take to minimize the risk of accidents in the home that can lead to hospitalization, rehabilitation and perhaps the inability to continue […]

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Bathtub designs remain the same, but there are differences

30 September 2011

By Jim Doherty 1. What is the most dangerous room in the house? The bathroom — especially for the elderly, who are restricted with limited reach and poor grip strength. The bathroom is the primary location for falls, resulting in fractures and death. The greatest danger in the bathroom is slipping and falling when entering […]

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Long-term care or nursing home?

30 September 2011

By Linda T. Cammuso People generally recognize the importance of long-term care and nursing home planning — just not always when it comes to themselves or their loved ones. Many people live in denial that they would ever face that situation. As an estate planner, I often meet people from the “it-can-never-happen-to-me group,” who have […]

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